Speakers Day 1


Charlotte Valeur 

Charlotte is Chair: Institute of Directors UK ; Director of Global Governance Group and Chair: The Resolution Board, being a Non Exec Director of LSE listed and other companies where her passion is about bringing real diversity to the boardoom.

Focus: Human Factors: The boardroom of 2030 – what will it take for boards to lead in the next decade?

Mark Wickman 

Owner of Family Business Counsel, Mark is the author of Teeter Totter, recognising that Family businesses – from the smallest coffee shop to the department store are the backbone of ourcommunities. A free copy of his book will be given to delegates.

Focus: Is it time to talk about your family business?

Michelle Galpin

Michelle is partner with session sponsor BWCI, in the Pensions Consultancy Team and is the Head of Employee Benefits Research for the Group. She leads the actuarial opinions team and regularly deals with the problems of resultant disagreements

Focus: Separating the people from the problem

Jeremy Swetenham 

Jeremy’s “university vision” is to create an academic and cultural environment for Jersey that attracts the best and most creative, and makes knowledge an export industry. Jeremy has interviewed people who have been clients of resolution processes to give an independent perspective.

Focus: The client perspective

Craig Cathcart

Craig represents Queen Margarets University as a  Senior Lecturer  and Academic Lawyer in their Dispute Resolution Centre – he is lead trainer for CIArb accredited courses in the Channel Islands, in partnership with The Resolution Centre. QMU’s with The Resolution Centre is a Registered Course Provider with CIArb.

Focus: The game changing skills that the professional mediators and resolute leaders mediation course will give you 

Debs O’Dea

Debs has been Lead Mediator working with teams and departments in the NHS for over 10 years, working with teams of 4-40 people. Debs has acted as Chief Executive of NHS Trust, and was until last year Chair of the London HRD (Human Resource Directors) Network. She is current trustee with HPMA.

Focus: Rebuilding dysfunctional teams 

Howard Le Cornu

Howard leads The Resolution Centre having discovered how resolution processes, and in particular mediation can merge with coaching and facilitation into a powerful leadership intervention through acknowledging how messy leadership presents opportunity be game changing.